Nicola Sellar

Nicola Sellar

  • Pediatric Physiotherapist
  • MSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy
    BSc (Hons) in Sport & Exercise Science
    Post graduate Bobath Neurodevelopmental Therapy
    Advanced Paediatric Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Taster Course (MSc Module) UCL
    The Schroth Best Practice Program
  • Saturday to Thursday
  • Nicola is fluent in English.

Nicola Sellar's Biography

Nicola graduated in Physiotherapy from The University of Essex in the UK in 2007. Prior to this she completed a BSc in Sport & Exercise Science which gave her an in-depth knowledge of biomechanics, physiology and the effects of exercise. Since becoming a physiotherapist, Nicola has undertaken a wide variety of pediatric specialist post graduate training, including, The Schroth Best practice course for treatment of Scoliosis, and advanced Musculoskeletal paediatric physiotherapy Masters module at UCL in London.

After qualifying in 2007, Nicola worked in the National Health Service and in private practice in the UK. She worked across hospitals and clinics, gaining experience in outpatient clinics, community working, and wards. Her roles included the neonatal follow up clinic, and running the Rheumatology, Cystic Fibrosis, Ponseti and Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) physiotherapy services.

Nicola moved to the UAE in 2013 and has worked in a large hospital in Dubai which included working in an outpatient clinic, but also inpatient work including Orthopaedics, NICU and PICU. This involved working as part of a child centred multidisciplinary team.

Nicola has a special interest in Orthopaedics and conditions affecting the growing child or athlete which includes Scoliosis. She has gained advanced training in these areas in 2017 in London and the UAE. Nicola has also had many years experience with developmental conditions and early intervention in full and pre-term infants.

Nicola is committed to evidence-based practice and continues to expand her training and knowledge by attending regular post graduate training in Orthopaedics, Neurodisabilities, and developmental physiotherapy.

Nicola is a Registered/Licensed Physiotherapist with the DHA, Emirates Medical Association(EMA) Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) UK and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (UK).